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Grocery Store Cabbage Is Alive And On A Circadian Rhythm
2013-06-20 18:22:38

According to researchers, vegetables are still very much alive even after they’ve been harvested, and are even beholden to the circadian rhythms of dark and light schedules.

2012-04-09 13:25:33

A new study by Rice University scientists reveals that plants can use the sense of touch to fight off fungal infections and insects.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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